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Title: Mourning network : new social practices in on-line communities
Authors: Micalizzi, Alessandra
Keywords: Internet
on-line communities
social practices
Issue Date: May-2010
Publisher: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Type: Article
Citation: Micalizzi, Alessandra (2010). "Mourning network: new social practices in on-line communities". Digithum. The humanities in the digital age, 2010, Vol. 0, num 12.
Abstract: In this paper we present some results from wider research, undertaken using an ethnographic approach, about the role of the web as a (socio-cultural) relational context in which to share and overcome the experience of mourning. From a narrative perspective, we describe the peculiar reality in on-line communities regarding loss and mourning and, above all, we focus on the social dynamics, the motivations - that push people to enter these specific e-places - and the functions of the web in terms mourning.
Description: Peer reviewed
Language: eng
Appears in Collections:2010, n. 12

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